The Andrej Marušič Award is dedicated to young researchers who are invited to submit a research proposal relating to suicidal behaviour and prevention for consideration.
Members of the International Association for Suicide Prevention (IASP) are invited to nominate suitable persons for the Andrej Marušič Award. Nominees do not necessarily have to be IASP members however Nominators must be current IASP members. Self-nomination is permitted. Award Committee members are not permitted to make nominations. Candidates should not be nominees for any other IASP Award in the current round.
The Award is open to young researchers (under 40 years old or with no more than five years’ experience in the field of suicidology) who submit a research proposal which:
(a) identifies a topic/question which is important for suicidology and/or suicide prevention;
(b) demonstrates methodological rigour;
(c) can be feasibly implemented (shows the necessary mix of skill, experience, project
management and resources for success);
(d) meets appropriate ethical standards; and
(e) is likely to produce findings which add to the existing body of knowledge and/or lead to changes in suicide prevention policy or practice.
(All potential candidates must be currently active in the field.)
DEADLINE: 1st May 2023